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Re: [IP] Re: publicity is not always good and Mary Tyler Moore



Hello Ed,
I'm a pumper since 5/23 of this year.   I agree with just DO IT.  From your
e-mail address I'm on the other side of the lake in north central NC.
Tommy
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 1999 1:05 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Re: publicity is not always good and Mary Tyler Moore


> Hey Rodney, I like your attitude. I've had diabetes for over 14 yrs and
been
> pumping for almost 14 yrs. I tried to make it to D.C. but couldn't get the
> info from anybody. So it was time to change docs. Got a real good one this
> time. Even way out here in the middle of southern Va. In a small town
even.
> Alot of people don't understand that you can fight diabetes when you get
on
> the pump. It makes you have the upper hand on this disease. I don't have
to
> figure out my peak times when I want to go for a bike ride. I just turn
off
> and ride(Bs check before and after, of course). The pump makes life so
much
> easier to enjoy with this disease. For those of you out there who are
> contemplating going on the pump, I urge you, DO IT. You won't regret it
> years or even months down the road. Yes it is different in the beginning
but
> it's a new life style that you have to learn to adjust to and you will.
It's
> alot easier than it looks. The key is to relax and learn. Don't get mad
> because it isn't working as good as you thought it would in the beginning.
> It takes time and patience. It's well worth the wait for the good results.
> And it doesn't take long, really.
> I'll be listening to ya Rodney
> Catch you on the pages later
> Ed
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ThreestoogesRodmead <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
> Date: Tuesday, July 13, 1999 10:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: publicity is not always good and Mary Tyler Moore
>
>
> >Wayne,
> >    True you can reduce diabetic complications maybe stop, or reverses
them
> >MAYBE; I was in DC then the world was told about the DCCT (I was the Big
> Guy
> >from Nebraska JUMPING UP/DOWN) for I then had proof that using a pump for
> >the last 13yrs was right it did kept or slow down my complications. But
I'm
> >one of the unlucky ones who had damages before I got a pump(19yrs on pump
> >10th model) Hell I have out lasted ALL of MY MD's but they did a great
job
> >teaching and working with me to live a good life. I have had great A1C's
> and
> >I have had bad one's, almost 22rs.fighting and winning the fight but the
> >last year I made a turn now I'm losing the war. But I'm a fighter
.....many
> >times everyone was thinking "he just can't make it any longer" Well, I'm
> >still here! I remember a doctor tell another doctor "Just tell Rodney no
> you
> >can't do that, he will get mad and fight back and do it just to proof you
> >wrong" . I learned that from my mother they told her they were going to
cut
> >her foot off; NO YOU ARE NOT YOU FIND AWAY TO FIX IT. They found away it
> was
> >alot of work for her, and doctors and everyone for two years time but
then
> >she die 12yrs later she had both feet after fighting DM for 50yrs. So
> >everyday I get up out of bed fighting, doing everything I know now to do,
> >taking the drugs, testing BS10/20 times aday, changing pump rates,
working
> >out until the DA** pain stops me then doing it more hard better
> >smarter.....doing it, fighting it, controling it. I win some and I lose
> >some, but it is the War that I will not give up. It is my job now to win
> the
> >fight, I have someone who loves me, who I want to marry. So remember
> >to................................................
> >                            SMILE AND BE HAPPY
> >                                    Rodney
> >do it everyday Hug the ones that you LOVE
> >Subject: [IP] Re: publicity is not always good and Mary Tyler Moore
> >
> >
> >> Rodney there are now ways to drastically reduce the incidence the
> >>so-called diabetic complications.  Indeed no one really knows whether a
> >>diabetic with an A1C in the low 6's for extended periods will ever get
> >>compications.  You might be surprised to learn that you might actually
Be
> >>winning the fight.  Some have already sustained some damage before
getting
> >>on the pump and tighter control.
> >
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